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GU-Q: IPOL-326: The Theory and Politics of Citizenship

Types of resources online

Always consider carefully the types of sources you find online; it will help you determine their credibility and if they are the right fit for your assignments.

Think about the following:

  • What kind of content type do I need? A scholarly or newspaper article? A primary source like a speech or a peer-reviewed source like a scholarly article?
  • Where does the source come from? On what type of website is it available from?
  • Who is the creator of the source? Can I find its author? Who is publishing this source?

Click here to find more ways to verify your source's credibility.

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Citing Resources

Here are some useful links to help you cite your sources correctly: